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Abstract

The control of the potato tuber moth in storage in Tunisia.

Abstract

In controlling Phthorimaea operculella in stored potatoes, deltamethrin, granulosis virus and Bacillus thuringiensis were equally effective in reducing pest damage. After three months' storage the treatments showed no significant effect on sprouting.